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Eleanor V. Wood

February 27, 1923 — April 1, 2015

Eleanor (Starrett) Wood, age 92 of Conway NH passed from this life Wednesday April 1, 2015 after a long illness. She was the wife of Edwin A Wood for 64 years. She was born February 27, 1923 in Lynn, Mass. She was the daughter of the late Charles Henry Starrett and the late Hazel Viola (Barnes Starrett). She attended schools in Lynn Mass. Graduating from English High in 1940. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She had an older brother, the late Ellsworth Starrett. After high school she worked in a machine shop office until age 18. She then worked at General Electric Lynn Works for about 16 years. She was active in church work at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Lynn Mass. Later on, she worked as secretary at First Tabernacle Church, in Salem, Mass. the first church in the United States. When she retired, she and Ed traveled throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Later they spent fall and winters in Tucson Arizona, and summers in Conway NH where they currently reside. She leaves her husband Edwin A. Wood, daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Ken Thompson of Hamilton, Mass. and a son John A. Wood of Conway NH. She also leaves grand-children, Bonnie Mower, of Hamilton Mass. And Richard Thompson, of Ipswich, Mass. She also leaves great-grand-children, Jessee and Jaccob Mower and Brigette, Zakary, James and Keely Thompson. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:30 AM at Main Street Baptist Church, 121 Main St. Conway NH. 03818 (603) 662-0083.
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